Editing mirror relationships

You can use System Manager to edit a mirror relationship either by selecting an existing policy or schedule in the cluster, or by creating a policy or schedule.

About this task


  1. Click Protection > Volume Relationships.
  2. Select the mirror relationship for which you want to modify the policy or schedule, and then click Edit.
  3. In the Edit Relationship dialog box, select an existing policy or create a policy:
    If you want to… Do the following…
    Select an existing policy Click Browse, and then select an existing policy.
    Create a policy
    1. Click Create Policy.
    2. Specify a name for the policy.
    3. Set the priority for scheduled transfers.

      Low indicates that the transfer has the least priority and is usually scheduled after normal priority transfers. By default, the priority is set to Normal.

    4. Select the Transfer All Source Snapshot Copies check box to include the all_source_snapshots rule to the mirror policy, which enables you to back up all of the Snapshot copies from the source volume.
    5. Select the Enable Network Compression check box to compress the data that is being transferred.
    6. Click Create.
  4. Specify a schedule for the relationship:
    If… Do the following…
    You want to assign an existing schedule From the list of schedules, select an existing schedule.
    You want to create a schedule
    1. Click Create Schedule.
    2. Specify a name for the schedule.
    3. Select either Basic or Advanced.
      • Basic specifies only the day of the week, time, and the transfer interval.
      • Advanced creates a cron-style schedule.
    4. Click Create.
    You do not want to assign a schedule Select None.
  5. Click OK to save the changes.